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GWEC and World Bank Group Target Emerging Offshore Wind Markets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets....

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India's Sterlite wins wind lot in Brazil transmission auction

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2018

Indian power transmission developer Sterlite Power has won a lot in Brazil's recent auction for transmission projects that will facilitate the development of Rio Grande do Sul state's wind...

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Three-year project launched to increase solar heat energy in industrial processes

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 13, 2017

The Solar Thermal Federation of India (STFI) and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) have teamed up for international ‘Solar Payback’ project, which aims to increase the use of solar...

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Brazil ratifies Paris agreement to reduce greenhouse gases

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2016

The Brazilian government ratified its participation in the Paris agreement on climate change, a significant step by Latin America's largest emitter of greenhouse gases that could spur other...

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Brazil launches distributed generation programme emphasizing solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 22, 2015

Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) has launched a programme encouraging consumers to generate their own power from renewable energy sources, with a particular emphasis on solar.

The distributed generation (DG) model is also promoted as a way to reduce the...

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Subject Tags: brazil , International , policy

Brazil Doubles Its Solar PV Target To 7 GW By 2024

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 30, 2015

In December 2014, the Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy announced a goal to deploy 3.5 GW of solar PV by 2023.  Now, the Ministry has moved forward to almost double the previous “relatively conservative” target and will now be chasing a capacity of 7 GW by 2024 (Plano...

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Suzlon to invest up to $50 million in Brazil wind facility

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2014

Suzlon Energy Ltd., India’s top wind-turbine supplier, will invest as much as $50 million in a manufacturing plant in Brazil, its first in Latin America. The plant, expected to be open in about 18 months, will have initial capacity of 400 megawatts (MW) a year, chairman Tulsi...

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Now, Rio+20 India to teach students sustainable development

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 24, 2012

The recently concluded Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil has led to the inception of the Rio+20 India programme.

The Indian Astrobiology Research Centre (IARC) is spearheading the Rio+20 India programme in Mumbai. It will spread the...

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Subject Tags: brazil , Labor , Technology

Rio+20 suffers leadership void weeks ahead of summit

By : Anonymous, Apr 2, 2012

When a landmark UN conference on sustainable development kicks off in Brazil in mid-June, more than 120 world leaders are expected to participate in the much-ballyhooed talkfest on the future of the global environment.

“But yet we haven’t had a single leader who has...

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Brazil May Become Fourth Biggest Market for Wind Farms in 2012

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 8, 2012

Brazil may become the world’s fourth largest installer of wind farms in 2012, up from 11th last year, as some developed nations cut subsidies for renewable energy.

South America’s largest economy may build wind farms with as much as 2,000 megawatts of capacity...

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